Sen. Yaw Announces CCPP Funding for Senate District

HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced several Community Conservation Partnerships Program (CCPP) grants awarded throughout his Senatorial District.

The CCPP is administered by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and includes the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund (Key 93), the Environmental Stewardship Fund (Growing Greener 1) and federal funding sources.

Grants announced today in Sen. Yaw’s District include:

Bradford County –$100,000 to Athens Township to further develop Round Top Park.  Work includes construction of an entrance road, parking area; pavilions, pedestrian walkways, and fishing pier, boardwalk; installation of play equipment with required safety surfacing; ADA access, landscaping, project sign and other related site improvements.

Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan & Wyoming – $40,000 for the development of a Rivers Conservation Plan for the Loyalsock Watershed.

Union County – $30,000 to Lewisburg Borough to prepare a Greenway Plan including a Master Site Development Plan for a continuous zone of public open space in the Borough.

“I am pleased that these investments have been made in my senatorial district,” Yaw said. “This funding will assist with the completion of park and other land and water conservation projects. Even more importantly, these dollars will generate additional revenues through increased economic, tourism and recreational activities in the Northern Tier.”

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Rita Zielonis

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